Occurrence record: ARGOS:ARGOS-2349-0084

of Mirounga leonina leonina | South Atlantic Elephant-seal recorded on 1992-05-08


Data resource Ocean Biogeographic Information System
Institution Supplied institution code "AADC"
Catalogue number ARGOS-2349-0084
Basis of record Not supplied
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Inferred Associated Occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License other
Occurrence status present
Collection Code ARGOS
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Record date 1992-05-08
Supplied date "1992-05-08 00:00:00"


Scientific name Mirounga leonina leonina
Supplied scientific name "Mirounga leonina"
Taxon rank subspecies
Common name South Atlantic Elephant-seal
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Phocidae
Genus Mirounga
Species Mirounga leonina
Taxonomic issues Parent concept is synonym of child
Name match metric Taxon GUID match
The match was based on the supplied taxon concept ID rather than the scientific name.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Linnaeus, 1758)


Locality Spit Bay
Latitude -53.1310005187988
Longitude 73.734001159668
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 0
Maximum depth in metres 0
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 5000.0
Distance outside expert range 0.0
Verbatim depth 0.0
Supplied as 0
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

dataset name ARGOS Satellite Tracking of animals
rights holder ARGOS Satellite Tracking of animals

User flagged issues 

User Assertion Status:

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Habitat incorrect for species Failed
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    First of the month Passed
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Incomplete collection date Passed
    Missing catalogue number Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Name not supplied Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Depth out of range Passed
    Depth value non-numeric Passed
    Depth value supplied in feet Passed
    Min and max depth reversed Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
    Zero longitude Passed
    Coordinate uncertainty not valid Passed
    Coordinate uncertainty not specified Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID d9439f2c-4a39-4558-97c6-73428658611c
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Mirounga leonina
    Coordinates -53.1310005187988,73.734001159668
    Year 1992
    Month 05
    Day 8
    Related records
    Record UUID 2e20eb9d-2d2b-4993-868d-4be1d019bb0d
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Mirounga leonina
    Coordinates -53.131,73.734
    Year 1992
    Month 05
    Day 8
    Comments One of the collectors was null or unknown
    Coordinate precision differs

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Heard Island and McDonald Islands
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Heard Island and McDonald Islands
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) marine 2010 Heard Island and McDonald Islands
    NRM Regions Heard and McDonald Islands
    NRM Regions 2014 Heard and McDonald Islands
    NRM Regions 2015 Heard and McDonald Islands
    IBRA 7 Regions Subantarctic Islands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Heard and McDonald Islands
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 58
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Heard and Macdonald Islands
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Surface Geology of Australia Qe

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.049267903
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 53.333332 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.281508 index
    Species Richness 0.39506173 frequency